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Here at BUST, Spring is in the air and a new, more hopeful year has already begun! To celebrate, we’ve got sunny, smart, and super-talented actor Rachel Brosnahan gracing our cover and getting us psyched for Oscar season and the return of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Inside, we’ve got a rad celebration of roller skating, the surprising true story of how Lysol was originally marketed as a feminine hygiene product, an exploration of the Chinese tradition of “Vegetarian Houses” for women who prefer to live with each other instead of with men, and much more!

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ON THE COVER: RACHEL BROSNAHAN PHOTOGRAPHED BY JILL GREENBERG IN N.Y.C. FOR BUST. STYLING BY ELIZA YERRY FOR JILL + JORDAN @ THE WALL GROUP; MAKEUP BY MARY WILES @ FORWARD; HAIR BY OWEN GOULD. VAMPIRE’S WIFE DRESS; NOUVEL HERITAGE EARRINGS AND RING; GRAZIELA RING; STATE PROPERTY RING. ABOVE: MIU MIU BLOUSE.

Table of Contents Spring 2021


FEATURES

Simply Marvelous

Rachel Brosnahan, star of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, is living a life her character Midge could only dream of. By Lisa Butterworthn

Wheels on Fire

Our ultimate guide to the spring’s most entertaining trend—roller skating! By Lola Star

Safe House

For generations, some Asian women have been leaving their sexist societies behind and getting ahead by banding together in “vegetarian halls.” By Lara McCaffrey

Light of Day

How R&B star Andra Day transformed into her idol for the important new film The United States vs. Billie HolidayBy Sabrina Ford

Do Not Use As Directed

Why was Lysol America’s fave form of birth control? By Kelly Kathleen

Chillin’ Adventures

Sabrina’s winsome witch Abigail Cowen plays dress up in our fave looks of the season. Photographed by Jeaneen Lund, Styled by Monty Jackson

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PHOTOS: TAYLER GUTIERREZ (EARRINGS); KAT BORCHART (MARISOL MURO); AMANDA LOPEZ (AYO EDEBIRI); SARAH SHIPMAN (TAROT); ALEX FLORO (BEDAZZLED FLOWER)

BROADCAST

  • Big Mouth’s Ayo Edebiri; social justice illustrator Shirien Damra; Frankie Staton of the Black Country Music Association; and more.
  • The Hotness: Pop-culture picks that come in like a lion and go out like a lamb. By Emily Rems
  • Boy du Jour: We’re hungry for Michael Aloni’s kosher baloney. By Debbie Stoller
  • Pop Quiz: Serena Williams is the GOAT. By Emily Rems
  • Museum of Femoribilia: How women became “backseat drivers.” By Lynn Peril

REAL LIFE

  • Build a witchy equinox wreath; RV travel 101; socially conscious floral designers; and more.
  • Pantry Raid: Foodie finds from cookbook queen Julia Turshen. By Stephanie Ganz
  • Good to Know: Tidbits and treats for making life better. By Lisa Butterworth

LOOKS

  • Fashion advice from illustrator Marisol Muro; celebrating the style of Chinatown seniors; the “dangerous” history of the maxi coat; and more.
  • Looksee: Little bits about things we dig. By Lisa Butterworth

THE BUST GUIDE

  • Music Reviews; plus an interview with Heart’s Ann Wilson.
  • Movies: Amy Poehler fills us in on her new feminist flick Moxie!
  • Books: Reviews; plus lit chat with self-help superstars Sonya Renee Taylor and Julia Cameron.

SEX FILES

  • My girlfriend’s girlfriend, she looks like you; and more.
  • Answers from the Queen: ADHD and desire. By Dr. Carol Queen
  • One-Handed Read: Back in the Saddle. By Mags Hayward

THE BACK

  • Tarotscopes: Find out what’s in the cards for Spring. By Sarah Potter
  • X Games: “What She Said” By Tracy Bennett
  • Parting Glance “Me, a lurker.” By Jenna Gribbon

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